Atlanta Public Schools

Meria Carstarphen

New APS Superintendent Meria Carstarphen Makes Brief Appearance on Real Talk with Rashad Richey

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guest was newly elected APS Superintendent Meria Carstarphen. After an extensive search for a new superintendent, the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the […]

WAOK-AM–05/13/2014

Atlanta police say a 14-year-old boy showed up to Therrell High School with blood on his clothes. Investigators found the body of his 76-year-old grandmother at his home. (Getty Images)

Atlanta Student Arrested In Grandmother’s Death 

14-year-old boy showed up at Therrell High School with blood on his clothes.

04/18/2014

Atlanta Public School Headquarters photo taken by Jean Ross CBS Radio

Attorneys For Former APS Superintendent Seek Trial Postponement

Atlanta (WAOK)-Attorneys representing former Atlanta Public School Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall have asked Judge Jerry Baxter to postpone the beginning of her trial on cheating and racketeering charges while she receives treatment for cancer. Dr. […]

WAOK-AM–04/01/2014

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Not Guilty Verdict For Former Atlanta Educator

ATLANTA (WAOK) — The first trial related to the Atlanta Public School system CRCT cheating case ended with a verdict of not guilty on Friday. The verdict cleared former administrator Tamara Cotman of wrongdoing.  Cotman […]

WAOK-AM–09/06/2013

Citi Field Kids Program Hosts Gabby Douglas

Atlanta Public Schools Exposes Girls To Sports and Diabetes Association Of Atlanta Celebrates Diabetes University

Cynthia sits down with Atlanta Public Schools to talk their Day of Play in the midst of Back to School .  Often young girls miss out on the joys and career options involving sports. Rendell […]

WAOK-AM–08/12/2013

Photo from Jean Ross WAOK-AM

Atlanta School System Adjusts School Bus Schedules

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – After parents complained about early-morning pick up times, Atlanta Public Schools is changing its school bus schedule. Parent Lisa McIlvoy said the schedule had her young daughters getting on the bus at […]

WAOK-AM–08/05/2013

Photo by Jean Ross CBS Radio

Atlanta Bus Schedule Concerns Some Parents

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta Public Schools students return to class on August 7th and some parents are concerned about how early their children will arrive at school. An incorrect bus schedule was posted on the APS website reporting […]

WAOK-AM–08/02/2013

Photo by Jean Ross

Atlanta Public Schools Gear Up For First Day Of School 2013

This weekend on Atlanta Up Close  Cynthia talks to Atlanta Public Schools about the start of the new year, new initiatives and what parents and students can expect. Associate  School Superintendent  Steve  Smith  talks  the  […]

WAOK-AM–07/19/2013

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Atlanta Public Schools Receive Free Lunch For Students

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Georgia students are next in line to receive free lunches. Atlanta Public and Clayton County Schools will begin serving free lunches to students this upcoming 2013-14 school year. Georgia has become one of […]

WAOK-AM–07/16/2013

Photo by Jean Ross

Atlanta Schools Subpoenaed In Cheating Case

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Public Schools is notifying parents that it will have to turn over students’ education information in response to a subpoena. Reports indicate the subpoena is related to the criminal case against […]

05/16/2013

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